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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Suspect Sought in Central Business District Robbery

July 17, 2014

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying and locating an unknown male in connection with an Armed Robbery that occurred in the early morning hours near the intersection of Baronne and Common Streets.   

Today, at approximately 1:30 A.M., the victim was with the subject who he had befriended earlier that day.  While the victim was sitting down, the subject struck the victim with an aluminum crutch several times in the head.  After the victim fell to the ground, the subject took money from his pocket and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The subject is described as an African-American male, approximately 30 years of age, approximately 5’7” to 5’9” tall, weighing approximately 170 pounds, having a small beard with medium hair and tattoos in the face and neck area.  He was last seen wearing a blue cap, white t-shirt with “I heart NO” on the front, and dark jeans.

Surveillance video captured the subject and it can be seen by clicking on the link below:

http://youtu.be/r9ePKy05lH0

Still photos are below. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have information regarding the identity of the perpetrator, please notify Detective Steve Nolan at (504) 658-6080 or Call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP(7867) or Text your crime tip to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637), Text TELLCS anonymously.

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Officer Hilal B. Williams

 

 
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Last updated: 10/29/2014 1:37:39 PM

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